Tag Archives: Crime

Scissors are out of control

Another Western Cape learner has been stabbed with a pair of scissors. A spokesman for PFFSSU has claimed that this is clearly the action of a third force seeking to hasten the eradication of scissors from our schools. The education department has been calling for this since another student was stabbed to death with a pair of scissors earlier this week.

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Dugmore wants scissors banned at schools

According to SABC News, Cameron Dugmore, the Western Cape education minister, is looking at banning scissors being brought into schools throughout the province.

What about other dangerous pointed items, like say, pens? Not to mention the dangers of school uniforms; you could strangle someone with a tie. Where does it stop?